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Jayson Tatum's 5-word post went viral after the Boston Celtics won the NBA championship

On Monday night, Jayson Tatum won his first NBA title when the Boston Celtics defeated the Dallas Mavericks 106-88 in game five of the NBA Finals.

Jayson Tatum finished the narrow victory with 31 points, eight rebounds, 11 assists and two steals while shooting 11/24 from the field and 1/7 from three-point range in 45 minutes of play.

After the game, he sent out a five-word post on X that received over 49,000 likes and three million impressions in less than two hours.

About the NBA: “Jayson Tatum is the 6th player since 1980 to win a title while leading his team in PTS, REB and AST in the playoffs!”

Tatum wrote: “What will they say now?”

Tatum has only been in the NBA for seven seasons, but he can already be considered a Hall of Famer.

He has made it to the NBA All-Star Game five times in a row and has been to the finals twice (and the Eastern Conference finals five times).

The former Duke star was selected third in the 2017 NBA Draft and has spent his entire career with Boston.

He finished the regular season averaging 26.9 points, 8.1 rebounds, 4.9 assists and 1.0 steals per game while shooting 47.1% from the field and 37.6% from three-point range in 74 games.

June 17, 2024; Boston, Massachusetts, USA; Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum (0) holds the Larry O'Brien Championship Trophy with his son after Boston's 106-88 win over the Dallas Mavericks after game five of the 2024 NBA Finals at TD Garden. Mandatory Photo Credit: Elsa/Pool Photo-USA TODAY Sports

June 17, 2024; Boston, Massachusetts, USA; Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum (0) holds the Larry O'Brien Championship Trophy with his son after Boston's 106-88 win over the Dallas Mavericks after game five of the 2024 NBA Finals at TD Garden. Mandatory photo credit: Elsa/Poolfoto-USA TODAY Sports / Poolfoto-USA TODAY Sports

The Celtics were the Eastern Conference seed with the best record in the NBA (64-18).

Before defeating Dallas, they eliminated the Miami Heat, Cleveland Cavaliers and Indiana Pacers.